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>>> america's economy on the brink. banks failing on wall street. the housing market collapses, weighed down by risky mortgages. the stock market plummets. credit lines run dry. americans lose confidence, and lose jobs. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> president barack obama takes the oath of office and promises to jump-start the economy in the form of a massive stimulus bill. >> these are extraordinary times and it calls for swift and extraordinary action. >>> and swift and extraordinary action he delivered with the stroke of a pen on february 17, 2009, president obama signed into law the biggest stimulus package in the history of the country. welcome to our special edition of "your $$$$$." i'm ali velshi. christine romans is on assignment this week. did the stimulus accomplish what the president hoped it would? in the next hour we'll follow the money looking at who it's going to, what it's being used for, and whether it's enough to get the economy back on track for good. joining me here in the studio and via satellite, an esteemed panel of experts. we'll get to them
>>> america's economy on the brink. >> hbo when you make the movie about this whole nbc late-night fiasco, i would like to be played by academy award winning actress tilda swinton. >> oh, boy. didn't like that one. hasta la vista. conan o'briening laughing all the way to the bank. i'm sure we'll see him again. see you again at the 2:00 eastern hour, and the dolans will be with me. much more straight ahead. >>> an economy on the brink. banks failing on wall street. the housing market collapses, weighed down by risky mortgages. the stock market plummets. credit lines run dry. americans lose confidence, and lose jobs. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> president barack obama takes the oath of office and promises to jump-start the economy in the form of a massive stimulus bill. >> these are extraordinary times and it calls for swift and extraordinary action. >>> and swift and extraordinary action he delivered with the stroke of a pen on february 17, 2009, president obama signed into law the biggest stimulus package in the history of the country. welcome to our special edit
to allow cash compensation for the highest paid people. does america, i guess and the white house, is their relationship with the banking industry getting better? in 2010? >> couldn't get worse. but, no. i do think that a new element has entered american politics, which hasn't really been there arguably since the great depression which is this real populist rage at wall street nap hasn't been there for a really long time. america was different from, say, europe, with, because ordinary people were quite happy for rich people to be really rich. a sense of -- >> a fact you might join into those ranks i. think that's changed because there's a sense particularly when it comes to wall street these are, this is unfair compensation, and that it's a one-way bet. you win in good times. when bad times come the taxpayer bails you out. >> jobs the single biggest issue. unep employment 4.9% as opposed to 10% we wouldn't care with the fat cats as much. >> totally agree, ali. the one way banks, bankers can get out of the dog house. it our economy improves at such a rapid clip no one will care. th
to be growing up. >> d.l. can't get his head around canada. >> d.l. is -- with the unemployment rate, america at 10%. if you have a job, you probably feel lucky but that doesn't necessarily mean you're satisfied with that job. that brings me to the romans numeral for this week. xlv. only 45% of american workers are satisfied with their jobs. according to a survey from the conference board. 45%. that's it. >> i'm fascinated by this. fascinated in an economy where unemployment is at 10% people are not -- i definitely get the feeling every day when i have a job, my god, i've got a job. might be a tough day but at least i've got a job. i'm satisfied by the number dissatisfied. another survey says people given the chance would leave their job. >> working more. productivity. squeezing more out of you every hour. >> people don't feel the freedom to try to move. because of the -- nobody else is going to work. i have to stick with what i do. a natural progression. >> feel like -- i go all over the country a perform and in a lot of different places. there is a feeling of, i think, more just hopelessnes
for our common humanity. his words. >> what we're called to do then is rebuild america from its foundation on up. to reinvest in the essentials that we've neglected for the long, like health care, like education, like a better energy policy, like basic infrastructure, like scientific research. our generation is called upon to buckle down and get back to basics. and we must do so not only for ourselves, but also for our children. >> negotiations to merge the house and senate versions of health care are ongoing and they're intensifying. and this is why, after church, president obama made a beeline for massachusetts this afternoon, trying to save a crucial vote for his health care plan. he's campaigning for democrat martha coakley, in a special election, to fill the seat of the late senator ted kennedy. republican scott brown who opposes the health care bill has mounted a surprisingly strong challenge. cnn white house correspondent dan lothian is at northeastern university in boston where, by the sound of the applause, does that mean the president is close? >> reporter: no, senator john kerry
crowley. david walker author of "come back america krshg turning the country around and restoring physical al responsibility" and former editor of conde nast. making big promises for this year. >> i'm not an economist, but the ones i trust including the congressional budget office are predicting a very agonizing and slow recovery on jobs. richard freeman, a major labor economist in this country. i was with him the other day. might be 2016 before we return to the kind of job level wes saw before the great recession. even though the economy grew at a robust pace in the fourth quarter, we have a long way to go and much, much work to do to restore the vitality of the economy. >> saying looks, the jobs year. 2010. he gets it, feels your pain. the number one priority. if year looking at 2013, 2015, 2016, political risk too. >> tremendous political risk. no more risk having said this is the year of jobs i'm going it restore jobs. it's going to be in the numbers. what's that jobless rate going to be come november? the democrats are braced for a loss. they're now talking about how big a loss at the
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